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CRN’s Dislopen Concept

By Alan Harper | Posted October 2011

Rendering courtesy of CRNCRN says it looked at everything from the big, fast Mangustas to the dreamy Wally Island concept and came up with something roughly in between. Its Dislopen design, launched...

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Star Power

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted April 2008

About a decade ago, 43 meters (141 feet) was considered big for a megayacht. I remember interviewing a leading stylist and interior designer back then, and he was shaking his head at the contracts...

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Mind, Body, and Spirit

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted December 2006

From the crest on her superstructure to the owner's-suite balcony, Ability personifies custom construction.I've never had the urge to pet a yacht the way I'd pet a puppy, but this time I just couldn'...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #53: Taipan

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2006

#53: Taipan—172'0"The master suite onboard this Asian-themed lady has a great feature: Mandarin characters representing long life, luck, and good health, carved out of teak. The yacht’s name is...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #88: Kanaloa

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2006

#88: Kanaloa—157'5"Mediterranean and Caribbean chartering are the order of the day—or should we say week, at a rate of $220,000. While only one guest at a time can enjoy her towable donut...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #90: New Sunrise

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#90: NEW SUNRISE—201'1"Charter guests can tickle the ivories in this canoe-sterned yacht’s saloon, or they can admire the sunrise insignia (golden, of course) on her mast from the Jacuzzi or...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #91: Il Vagabondo Again

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#91: IL VAGABONDO AGAIN—200'7"Owners sometimes do the strangest things: This yacht was rechristened with the name you see here after being known as Il Vagabondo, but all while under the same...

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CRN Saramour

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted December 2005

Increasingly over the past several years, builders of custom yachts worldwide have been adding semicustom series to their offerings. It's a move that's paid off handsomely for some yards: Not only...

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